• Courtney Hutson

Respiratory Disorders

Infectious Respiratory Disorders

  • Acute Bronchitis

  • Common Cold - Viral infection that affects the nose, throat, and airways, also called Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI)

Influenza - Viral infection, spread airborne or contact, with high fever and aches, also called the Flu

  • Seasonal Flu

  • H5N1 Avian Flu

  • H1N1 Swine Flu

Pneumonia - Infection that inflames air sacs in one or both lungs, which may fill with fluids

  • Bronchopneumonia

  • Lobar Pneumonia

  • Community-Acquired Pneumonia

  • Nosocomial (Hospital-Acquired) Pneumonia

  • Aspiration Scleroderma Pneumonia

Sinusitis - The cavities around the nasal passages become inflamed, also called Sinus Infection

  • Noninfectious Sinusitis (Hayfever)

  • Infectious Sinusitis

Tuberculosis - Highly infectious airborne disease, begins in the lungs and spreads to other parts of the body, also called TB

  • Drug-Susceptible

  • Multi-Drug Resistant

  • Extensively Drug Resistant

 

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases

  • Chronic Bronchitis - Excessive secretion of bronchial mucus, accompanied by cough

  • Emphysema

 

Other Respiratory Disorders

  • Cystic Fibrosis

  • Laryngeal Cancer

  • Pleurisy - Inflammation of the tissues that line the lungs and chest cavity

Asthma - Airways become inflamed, narrow and swell and produce extra mucus, which makes it difficult to breathe

  • Bronchial

  • Exercise-Induced

  • Silent

  • Cough Variant

Lung Cancer

  • Small Cell

  • Non-Small Cell













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